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Staff Id : 03097
Name : Dr. N. MANIKUMARI
Designation : PROFESSOR
Department : CIVIL ENGINEERING
Qualification : B.E.,M.E(Stru).,M.E(Water.Re).,Ph.D.,
Specialization : WATER RESOURCES ENGINEERING & MANAGEMENT, SOFT COMPUTING APPLIED TO TANK IRRIGATION SYSTEM
Date of Birth : 26-07-1967
Date of Joining : 23-07-1993
Present Address Contact Number E-Mail Address
Plot No:11, Ramu Illam,
Murali's Park Avenue, C.Kothangudi,
Annamalainagar - 608 002.
9566508601nmanikumariau@gmail.com
Research Guidance
Discipline Awarded Guidance
M.Phil./M.E./M.Sc. 6-
Ph.D. 25


Conference /Seminar / Symposia / Workshop
Conference Seminar Symposia Workshop
National International
Attended 758216
Conducted 1-111


Research Projects
Major Projects Minor Projects Total Amount (Rs.)
Completed ---
Ongoing ---
Teaching and Research Experience Industry Experience
30 Years -
Journals Conference Books Published Popular Article
National International National International
2 14 14 8 2 -

List of Publications - National
Murugappan. A., Manikumari. N. and Mohan. S., "Influence of Multi-Decadal Meteorological Variability on the Reference Evapotranspiration in Hot and Humid Coastal Town in Tamil Nadu State.", Mausam, Volume 71, Number 1, Jan 2020, pp. 45-56. 2020.
Murugappan. A., Manikumari. N. and Chockalingam. M., "Correlation Analysis of BOD and COD of sugar mill waste water.", Journal of the Institution of Public Health Engineers ( India ), Volume 1997, Number 2, Dec 1997, pp. 1-6. 1997.
List of Publications - International
Prabavathi. S., Manikumari. N. and V. Nehru Kumar, "Performance of Fixed Bed Fixed Film (FBFF) Reactor Effect of Organic Loading Rate.", International Journal of Aquatic Science (IJAS), Volume 12, Number 2, Sep 2021, pp. 5002-5009. 2021.
Priyanka. A. and Manikumari. N., "Identification of Rice cropping pattern using Vegetation Index in Veeranam catchment area, Tamilnadu, India.", International Journal of Aquatic Science (IJAS), Volume 12, Number 3, Sep 2021, pp. 2181-2187. 2021.
Manikumari. N., Vinodhini. G. and Murugappan, "Modelling of Reference Evapotranspiration using Climatic Parameters for Irrigation Scheduling using Machine learning.", ISH Journal of Hydraulic Engineering (Taylor & Francis, SCOPUS indexed), Volume 26, Number 1, May 2020, pp. 1-10. 10.1080/09715010.2020.1771783.
Manikumari Nagappan, Vinodhini Gopalakrishnan and Murugappan Alagappan, "Prediction of reference evapotranspiration for irrigation scheduling using machine learning.", Hydrological Sciences Journal, (Taylor & Francis, SCI indexed), Volume 65, Number 16, Oct 2020, pp. 2669-2677. 2020.
Manikumari. N., Vinodhini. G. and Murugappan. A., "Modelling of Reference Evapotranspiration using Climatic Parameters for Irrigation Scheduling using Machine learning.", ISH Journal of Hydraulic Engineering (Taylor & Francis, SCOPUS indexed), Volume 1, Number 1, May 2020, pp. 1-10. 10.1080/09715010.2020.1771783.
Venkataraman.T. and Manikumari. N., "Spatial Distribution of Water quality parameters using GIS.", International Journal of Innovative Technology and Exploring Engineering (IJITEE), Volume 9, Number 2, Dec 2019, pp. 3936-3941. 2019.
Venkataraman.T. and Manikumari. N, "Assessment of groundwater suitability for agricultural utility in Veeranam tank drainage basin, Tamilnadu, India.", International Journal of Technical Innovation in Modern Engineering & Science (IJTIMES) , Volume 4, Number 8, Aug 2018, pp. 725-731. 2018.
Venkataraman.T. and Manikumari. N, "Hydrochemical Analysis of groundwater resources – A case study from Veeranam tank drainage basin, Tamilnadu, India.", International Journal of Earth Science and Engineering (IJEE), Volume 4, Number 8, Aug 2018, pp. 264-269. 2018.
Manikumari. N., Murugappan. A and Vinodhini. G, "Time series forecasting of daily reference evapotranspiration by neural network ensemble learning for irrigation system .", IOP Conference Series: Earth and Environmental Science, Volume 80, Number 012069, Nov 2017, pp. 1-10. 10.1088/1755-1315/80/1/012069.
Manikumari. N. and Vinodhini. G, "Regression Models for Predicting Reference Evapotranspiration.", International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology (IJETT), Volume 38, Number 3, Aug 2016, pp. 134-139. 2016.
Manikumari. N., "A Comparative Study on Decision Tree Methods in Predicting Daily Reference Crop Evapotranspiration.", International Journal for Science and Research in Technology (IJSART), Volume 2, Number 10, Oct 2016, pp. 274-278. 2016.
Manikumari.N., Murugappan.A. and Nagashree. B.S., "Application of GIS to Estimate Crop water requirement.", Enviromedia International Journal of Ecology, Environment and Conservation , Volume 12, Number 1, Jan 2009, pp. 141-146. 2009.
Manikumari. N. and Murugappan. A., "Fuzzy Logic Based Model for Optimization of Tank Irrigation System.", Medwell Journal of Engineering and Applied Sciences ( Pakistan ), Volume 3, Number 2, Feb 2008, pp. 199-202. 2008.
Madhumitha. R.K. and Manikumari. N., "Bioremediation of Hydrocarbon contaminated soil using sewage sludge.", International Journal for Research in Applied Science and Engineering Technology, Volume 5, Number 7, 1980, pp. 1980-1985. 2017.
List of Conferences - National
Harini. M., Manikumari. N., Mohan Raju. M., Naresh. A., Harish Guptha and Gopal Naik. M., Hysteresis study in sediment transport process using artificial neural network, Proceedings of National E-Conference on Recent Advances in Civil Engineering(RACE-2020), Sep 19-19, 2020, Department of Civil Engineering, Guru Nanak Institutions, Hyderabad, pp. 428-432. Guru Nanak Institutions, Hyderabad, Paramount Publishing House, Hyderabad.
Manikumari. N., Murugappan. A. and Vivekanandan. N., Comparative study on Estimation of Evapotranspiration using Radiation, Temperature and FAO Methods, National Conference on “Sustainable Technologies for Intelligent Water and Environmental Management (STIWEM - 2018) , Mar 22-23, 2018, Annamalainagar, pp. 1-1. Department of Civil Engineering, Annamalai University, FEAT, Annamalai University.
Manikumari. N. and Murugappan. A, , Performance of Hargreaves radiation formula in Estimation of Reference Evapotranspiration in a hot and humid coastal location in Tamilnadu, National Conference on Sustainable Water and Environmental Management – (SWEM-17), Dec 21-23, 2017, Hyderabad, pp. 473-478. Centre for Water Resources, Institute of Science and Technology, Jawaharlal Nehru Technical University, JNTU.
Murugappan. A, Manikumari. N. and Mohan, S., Trend Analysis of Reference Evapotranspiration in a Hot and Humid Coastal Location in Tamilnadu State, National Conference on Sustainable Water and Environmental Management – (SWEM-17) , Dec 21-23, 2017, Hyderabad, pp. 224-229. Centre for Water Resources, Institute of Science and Technology, Jawaharlal Nehru Technical University, JNTU.
Manikumari. N., Prediction of Reference Evapotranspiration using Neural Network and Regression Learning Methods, UGC sponsored National Conference on Smart Management of Water and Wastewater for Sustainable Environment (SMWWSE’16) , Oct 21-22, 2016, Annamalainagar, pp. 173-179. Department of Civil Engineering, Annamalai University, FEAT, Annamalai University.
Manikumari.N. and Murugappan. A, Fuzzy model for Optimal operation of a Tank irrigation system, 36th National Systems Conference( NSC – 2012), Dec 6-8, 2012, Annamalainagar, pp. 327-332. Annamalanagar, System Society, India & FEAT, Annamalai University.
Manikumari. N., Nagashree. B.S., and Rajendran.S, Spatial Analyses of Crop water requirement in Buthangudy canal command area, Cuddalore district , Tamilnadu , India using GIS techniques, National seminar on Strategy for Exploration and Exploitation of Mineral, Ore and Oil deposits in the present context of Global economic scenario, a thrust on new horizon (SEEMGES – 2006), Mar 9-11, 2006, Department of Earth science, Annamalainagar, pp. 347-360. Annamalainagar, Department of Earth sciences, Annamalai University.
Manikumari. N. and Rajendrababu. S., Water conservation study in Yarn dyeing industries using Cabinet machine, National conference on Environmental Solutions for Sustainable Development (ESSD – 2006), Feb 23-24, 2006, Karaikudi, pp. 287-292. Department of Civil Engineering , Alagappa Chettiar College of Engineering and Technology, AC Tech.
Manikumari. N., Murugappan. A., Nagashree. B.S., and Rajendran. S., Water balance modeling for a Tank irrigation system based on a canal, UGC sponsored National seminar on Innovative techniques for Sustainable Development of Water Resources (ISDWR – 2005), Mar 24-25, 2005, Annamalainagar, pp. 401-407. Department of Civil Engineering, Annamalai University, Annamalai University.
Srinivasan.V.,Vijaya. N. and Manikumari. N, Information Technology – An Environmental Annoyance, UGC sponsored National seminar on Safety – Health – Environment ( SHE – 2004), Feb 27-28, 2004, Annamalainagar, pp. 55-55. Annamalainagar, DDE-Engineering.
Manikumari. N., Murugappan. A., Manoharan. A., and Sivarajan. P., Water balance in command of a canal of a tank irrigation system, UGC sponsored National seminar on Recent Trends in Water Management (RTWM – 2004), Jan 21-22, 2004, Alagappa Chettiar College of Engineering and Technology, Karaikudi, pp. 38-45. Karaikudi, AC Tech.
Kannappan. K., Murugappan. A., Manikumari. N., and Manoharan. A. , Reference Evapotranspiration models for certain locations in Tamilnadu state, International Conference on Water and Environment: Planning, Development, Utilization, Conservation and Management (WE – 2003), Dec 15-18, 2003, Regional Research Laboratory, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, Bhopal, pp. 56-64. Bhopal, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research.
Murugappan. A., Kannappan. K., Manikumari. N., and Manoharan. A, Estimation of crop coefficients for cotton grown in South India, Hydrology and Watershed management with a focal theme on Water quality and Conservation for Sustainable development , Dec 18-20, 2002, Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, pp. 113-119. Hyderabad, JNTU.
Chandrasekaran. RM. and Manikumari. N, Computers in Distance Education (e – Learning), National conference on Impact of Information Technology in Continuing Education, organized by the Continuing Education & Development Cell, Mar 26-27, 2002, Faculty of Engineering & Technology, Annamalai University, Annamalainagar, pp. 23-28. Annamalainagar, FEAT, Annamalai University.
List of Conferences - International
Harini. M., Manikumari. N., Naresh. A., Gopal Naik.M., Harish Guptha and Mohan Raju. M., Artificial neural networks application in simulation of sediment process for Peddavagu, a tributary of Pranhitha river, India, Proceedings of 24th HYDRO - International Conference (Hydraulics, Water Resources & Coastal Engineering), Dec 18-20, 2019, Department of Civil Engineering, Osmania University, Hyderabad, pp. 208-216. Osmania University, Hyderabad, Osmania University, Hyderabad.
Manikumari. N. and Murugappan. A, Estimation of missing weather parameters for computation of REF-ET in a hot and humid coastal location in Tamilnadu, International Conference on Theoritical and Experimental Advances in Civil Engineering (ICONTEACE – 2018) , May 10-11, 2018, Annamalainagar, pp. 1-1. Department of Civil Engineering, SRM Institute of Science & Technology, SRM University.
A., Manikumari. N. and Mohan. S., Influence of multi-decadal meteorological variability on the Reference Evapotranspiration in a hot and humid coastal town in Tamilnadu state of India, International Conference on Theoritical and Experimental Advances in Civil Engineering (ICONTEACE – 2018) , May 10-12, 2018, Kattankulathur, pp. 1-1. Department of Civil Engineering, SRM Institute of Science & Technology, SRM University.
Manikumari. N. and Murugappan. A, Estimation of Solar radiation and Reference Evapotranspiration during non-availability of sunshine hour data in a Hot and Humid Coastal Location, Tamilnadu, International Conference on Civil Engineering and Infrastructural Issues in Emerging Economies (ICCIEE 2018) , Mar 16-17, 2018, Thanjavur, pp. 1-1. School of Civil Engineering, Sastra University, Sastra University.
Murugappan. A., Manikumari. N. and Mohan. S., Investigation of Multi-decadal Trend in Reference Evapotranspiration in a Hot and Humid Coastal Location, Tamil Nadu State, India, International Conference on Civil Engineering and Infrastructural Issues in Emerging Economies (ICCIEE 2018) , Mar 16-18, 2018, Thanjavur, pp. 1-1. School of Civil Engineering, Sastra University, Sastra University.
Manikumari. N., Murugappan. A and Vinodhini. G., Time Series Forecasting of Daily Reference Evapotranspiration by Neural Network Ensemble Learning for Irrigation System, International Conference on Civil Engineering and Infrastructural Issues in Emerging Economies (ICCIEE 2017) , Mar 17-17, 2017, Thanjavur, pp. 1-1. School of Civil Engineering, Sastra University, Sastra University.
Manoharan. A. and Manikumari. N., Waste as a Resource and its Management, International Conference on Society, Environment and Development , Feb 2-3, 2017, Annamalainagar, pp. 46-46. Department of Sociology, Annamalai University, Annamalai University.
Manikumari.N. and Nagashree. B.S., Application of GIS for Estimation of Crop water requirement, Proceedings of International seminar on Geo-informatics, May 10-12, 2004, Mysore, pp. 141-145. Mysore, University of Mysore.
List of Book Published
Manikumari.N. and Murugappan. A., Chapter 10:Recent Advances in System Modelling Applications, Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering, Annamalai University: Springer Verlag, 978-81-322-1035-1, pp. 103-112. Mar 2013, https://link.springer.com/chapter/10.1007/978-81-322-1035-1-10.
Harini. M., Manikumari. N., Mohan Raju. M., Naresh. A., Harish Guptha and Gopal Naik.M., Proceedings of National E-Conference on Recent Advances in Civil Engineering (RACEâ,“2020), A-531. H.No.4-32-521, Phase-I, Allwyn Colony, Kukatpally, Hyderabad - 500072.: Paramount Publishing House, 978-81-947249-1-9, pp. 428-432. Oct 2020, paramountpublishers@gmail.com.
List of Awards /Honours / Memberships
Institution of Engineers (India), 2008 - Fellow F-119167-1
Institution of Public Health Engineers ( IPHE ), 2003 - LM 1220
Indian Association of Hydrologists ( IAH ), 2002 - LM 6
Indian Water Works Association ( IWWA ), 2002 - LM 03520
Indian Water Resources Society ( IWRS ), 2002 - LM–2002 – 5141
Indian Society for Technical Education( ISTE ), 1993 - LM 14035